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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) tweeted a reminder about this fact recently: “Don’t wash your raw chicken! Washing can spread germs from the chicken to other foods or utensils in the kitchen.”
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The threat of equine influenza took the horse racing world by storm this year as an above-average number of infections cancelled races in the United Kingdom. Cole Haan Size 7 B Grand Evolution Optic White Patent Leather Modern Monk shoesIt was the first time in 15 years that horse races were canceled for flu concerns.
The ongoing U.K. outbreak has seen 69 cases, mostly in England, but one as far north as Aberdeenshire in Scotland. Sam Edelman Asher Black Suede Mix Peep Toe shoes Boots Lace Up Heels Size 7 MThe highly infectious virus has also been seen recently in the U.S. states of California, Arizona, Ohio, Indiana, Washington and Tennessee.Rue Princesse Roxane Ankle-Strap Sandal Leather Leo Print Black 173165 The Horse reports that equine influenza cases have been increasing in both the U.S. and Europe as of late.
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